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Small boats and daring men : maritime raiding, irregular warfare, and the early American Navy / Benjamin F. Armstrong.

Author/creator Armstrong, Benjamin author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2019]
Descriptionpages cm.
Portion of title Maritime raiding, irregular warfare, and the early American Navy
Series Campaigns and commanders ; volume 66
Campaigns and commanders ; volume 66. ^A517504
Contents John Paul Jones and the birth of American naval irregular warfare -- Wars done by halves: quasi-war operations -- Intrepid and irregular warfare on the Barbary Coast -- Raiding on the lakes, 1812-1814 -- Destructive machines and partisan operations: the Torpedo Act and the War of 1812 -- Pirates and privateers: dawn of the West Indies Squadron -- First Sumatra expedition, 1831-1832 -- Return to Sumatra: the East India Squadron, 1838-1839 -- Conclusion: the regularity of the irregular-raiding and irregular warfare in the age of sail and beyond.
Abstract "Examines the naval history of the Early American era and how raiding and irregular naval warfare by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps acted as a key element in the story of American sea power."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formNaval history.
LCCN 2018039814
ISBN9780806162829 (hbk. ; alk. paper)

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